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'm guessing what you say here. jay fahey, thank you so much. >>> breaking news this morning in britain's hacking scandal in london the biggest arrest so far by british police. nbc's chapman bell is in london with the latest. chapman, might this -- they're talking about arrest number ten. might this lead then to even more arrests, maybe making it to james murdoch? >> well, richard, i think it's a little too early to go that far. but earlier today rebekah brooks was arrested in connection with the "news of the world" investigation. brooks is of course the former editor of the paper. and until friday she was the chief executive of news international, which is a british wing of murdoch's newscorp. now, police initially announced just a few hours ago that a 43-year-old woman had been arrested, being questioned on suspicion of conspiring into thear september communications and suspicion of corruption who we learned related to rebekah broo brooks. those related to phone hacking and bribes. she voluntarily attended a police station to assist in the investigation in what was a prearranged appoi
, but another newspaper is wondering if this is britain's watergate scandal. a scandal in which the facts slowly emerged and a few pursued by journalists. a scandal involving one of the world's most powerful men. as the scandal that brought down one of his best-selling newspapers threatens to damage more of his media empire, rupert murdoch is flying into the u.k. some suggest james murdoch could face prosecution. yesterday two top former employees were arrested. an editor once serving as the prime minister's communication director and a reporter who served prison time back in 2007 when victims included celebrities and members of the royal family. the claim, the people's privacy was invaded, their cell phone voice mails listened to, described as phone hacking. britain's prime minister says no stone will be left unturned. >> these people could have had the phones hacked into in order to generate stories for a newspaper, it is simply disgusting. >> reporter: among the 4,000 potential phone-hacking victims whose names or numbers have now been turned over to the police, families of murder victims, te
ago may have had their phones hacked by a britain tabloid. the latest escalation in a growing scandal over phone hackings by "news of the world." >> the london police confirmed some of its may have gotttt cash from the paper in exchange for confidential information. >>> three former pta moms from los angeles have been arrested after duping fellowarents into investing $14 million in a phony business. the alleged ponzi scheme lasted more than two years during which that time they spent a aut 3 million -- the three spent millions on vacation, cars and also gambling trips before an irate investor alerted authorities. the women are now being held on multiple felony charges. >>> attorneys name more than a dozen hihi-profile witnesses to be called in the perjury trial of roger clememe beginning later today. he is accused of lying to congress about taking performance-enhancing drugs. >>> staying with sports this morning, here's don bell at espn news with last night's highlights. >>> hey there, i'm don bell with your espn news update. one of the best players in the game returns to the st. loui
confidence and fashion sense, showcasing star quality that's recapturing interest in britain's monarchy. like the moment on monday when the couple returned to the dock looking less like royalty and more like newlyweds. one of the highlights for the couple will be flying aboard a plane like this, where they he -- they head to a secluded wilderness lodge. >> tonight, this increasingly public couple will share a private, quiet dinner. peter alexander, nbc news, yellowknife. >>> that's our broadcast for this tuesday night. thanks for being here. i'm brian williams. we hope to see you back here tomorrow night. and one more look at how new yorkers brought in the 4th last night. honey, why aren't you playing with your friends? i am playing with my friends. hey, mrs. d... joseph? sarah! it's mommy's turn now. let's go. [ male announcer ] the average home has over four internet-connected devices. we were gonna storm the castle. i love your hair. [ sarah ] thanks i went to your guy.
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and fashion sense, showcasing star quality that's recapturing interest in britain's monarchy. like the moment on monday when the couple returned to the dock looking less like royalty and more like newlyweds. one of the highlights for the couple will be flying aboard a plane like this, where they he -- they head to a secluded wilderness lodge. tonight, this increasingly public couple will share a private, quiet dinner. peter alexander, nbc news, yellowknife. >>> that's our broadcast for this tuesday night. thanks for being here. i'm brian williams. we hope to see you back here tomorrow night. and one more look at how new yorkers brought in the 4th last night. good night from all of us here. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> good evening. i'm marla, in for raj. >> i'm jessica. we begin with breaking news. we want to take you to tracy, where crews are working to contain a brush fire happening right now. we're looking at it live from our chopper around 4:30 this evening. the area we're talking about is off highway 580, the main th
. this machine. this is a gold dispensing machine. fifty are being unstalled in britain. the makeers say it is a way for everyday folks to invest in the precious metal. the machines are updated every 10 minutes to sell the gold at the latest market prices. >>> aened a don't have gold or $105 million. >> or a oning lottery ticket. >> i'm here, you're here. let's talk about weather. >> i'm here to work. weather very important today. we have a big holiday. most of today should be fine. i think it will be quieter than yesterday. a little less humid than yesterday. >> it is okay to go outside. >> most of the day. that being said, can't rule out possibility of some afternoon thunderstorms popping up. if you are well off to the south and west, and by south and west, i mean out towards front royal, charlottesville, you are not quite done with it. the frontal system developing late in the day yesterday rolling on through. you can see off to the south and to the south and east, we've still got the rain showers across the region. the trend will be quieter weather here for this morning. kind of dry
president obama limited authority against libya. britain's defense secretary says rebel forces to enter any time soon. it is a drawn out intervention there. heavy fighting was reported monday and today near the opposition strong hold. 11 people were killed. at least four of the troops killed. the man in charge of the u.s. war effort is on his way out. dominique has the story. >> it was both a reintroduction and a farewell with wand raised at the hand administering general petraeus has spent 8 of the past 11 years on the battlefield but he leaves afghanistan to become the cia's director. some 235 of the servicemen leaf here today but the united states will need more veterans to recommit themselves to the mission because of the pending drawdown there's a tough battle ahead in afghanistan. general told me the united states achieved what he originally came here to do go after al qaeda ander r eradicat terrorism. >> the tal began allowed al qaeda on soil when it ran the country. it is a high likelihood it would happen again. >> they held a more hawkish opinion the so-called gang of three from wa
headline. in 2002, britain was riveted by the story of 13-year-old milly dowler, who had vanished. this week, it was revealed that the paper listened to her voice mail, deleting old messages to make room for new ones. that activity gave her family and police hope that she was alive. false hope. milly was later found murdered. >> appalling, absolutely appalling. >> it's outrageous. it really is outrageous. >> reporter: and thehe's more. six years ago today, terrorist bombings in london killed 52. on this anniversary, grieving families learned that the newspaper hacked their cell phones, trolling for intimate details. one of those cell phones belonged to graham foulkes, who lost his son. >> it's a violation, isn't it? and i still don't know what i think about it, other than i'm really angry. really angry. >> reporter: it gets worse. today, allegations that the paper hackck voice mails of the families of british soldiers killed in iraq and afghanistan. paul mcmullan was a reporter and editor at "the news of the world." >> it was certainly a really commonplace practice. >> reporter: t
up someone else's home. >>> plus the phone hacking scandal in britain taking another twist. find out what the country's former prime minister says criminals told the paper about his newborn baby.
, the fbi is getting into the newspaper scandal rocking britain and will investigate claims that 9/11 victims may have been hacked by reporters at the news of the world. the justice department is makingp queeries based on some concerns bying can. another newspaper editor revined -- resigned this morn. rebecca brooks is stepping down and will appear before a parliamentary hearing next week and with her, rupert murdoch and his son. fox 5 is owned by news corp. >>> a new york city man accused of kidnapping and dismembering an eightier old bomade the first court appearance. he's charred with killing levy clepsty on monday. the police say they have not ruled out sexual molestation. and around is undergoing a psychiatric examination. >> to the economy now and another meeting ended without progress. president obama told them to go talk to members and what kind of deal on saturday. they're not meeting today but the president scheduled another news conditions for later this morning, which we will air on fox 5. in the meantime, democratic leaders are point
in britain in the past two weeks is a story herself. her spokesman said she went to police by appointment and ended up under arrest. rebecca brooks was saying to the police since january she was ready to cooperate and answer questions they might need to put to her and they said explicitly they gave her a sense she was not on the radar screen at all. they testified before the committee . the police changed their approach. no word from scotland yard on the details of the arrest and it was a rather striking development in the whole phone hacking story today. that's the latest from london, back to you. >> thank you, aimep. - amy. >> arrested on two occasions in great britain. one for questioning and one for charges. casey anthony, we talked about her getting her first taste of freedom after three years behind bars. she was released from jail overnight just 12 days after being found not guilty for killing her daughter caylee. anthony and her attorney came rushing in a waiting suv. that is where caylee's remains were found . no one knows where she is at this hour. we were surprised the way this
breakfast today. >>> britain's duke and duchess of cambridge, better known as prince william and wife kate are in canada to celebrate the nation's 144th birthday. all along they're treated like rock stars, people lining up for hours to catch a gliches of the young couple. coming up the latest on the royal tour. >> going from here to southern california, in a few days. a whirlwind trip of north america coming up. i don't think pippa is with them. >> pippa is not with them. >> didn't travel with them for the heck of it. >> she doesn't want to steal attention from kate probably. >> i see. >> or something like that. >> that's right. victoria arbiter will be here, our pal to talk about the royal stuff. i wonder how that will be like for them. kate has never been to north america. >> first trip here. they're on camera all the time and still manage to look good no matter what. >> got the whole thing down, working it well. for some your local news is next. for others stick around. your local news is next. >>> the general motors building on this saturday, july the 2nd. welcome to "the early show."
scandal in britain. grant says some years ago he was hacked as a hollywood celebrity. he then went out and hacked the hacker and learned all sorts of investigations about just how bad things are. british tabloid newspapers. when i meant grant this afternoon, hugh grant was very clear that he said he had no confidence in the newspaper a's investigation and little confidence in police and what is a full inquire in britain. >> what we need is a big public inquiry into all of the methods and the culture of tabloid press in this country. that's one thing. and people can vote very much with their wallets. they don't have to buy these praps, especially the news of the world. advertisers have to look themselves hard in the mirror and say do we want to advertise in papers like "news of the world." >> reporter: what is interesting hugh grant admits to his own arrest. he says, look. he may not be the best person to be putting forward these arguments and he is fully expecting, kyra, the tabloids to turn their force and attention on them but he says somebody has to speak up and he has now become th
. journalists working for "news of the world," one of the biggest tabloid newspapers in britain are accused of hacking from the phone voice mails of everyone from movie stars to politicians, even the royal family. well, now the accusations stretch to alleged phone hacking of a murder victim and even the families of british troops killed in afghanistan and iraq. today that scandal brought down the paper itself. in a surprising turn, media mogul rupert murdoch owner of the paper order it had to shut down. this sunday is the last edition. this is the same rupert murdoch who owns news corp that has the "wall street journal," "new york post," the fox news channel. we're joined by richard quest in london. were you surprised that the murdochs decided, okay, close it? >> yes, in a word. i thought they might suspend editions. i thought they might try and brazen it out, but i think in the last 24 hours it became clear, we had gone from celebrity phone hacking, to murdered victim hacking, to bomb victim hacking, to soldiers and dead soldiers hacking. we've now got two investigations, public inquiries
. >>> the demise are one of the most widely red newspapers on the planet, britain's "news of the world" will shut down after sunday's issue. cnn's dan rivers joins us from london. dan, this was amazing the speed in which he made this decision, shut it down. >> it was a complete bolt from the blue, candy. the police think there may be up to 4,000 potential victims in this phone hacking scandal. they've had their messages eaves dropped upon by tabloid journalists. it is without do you the biggest scandal to have hit the british pressure. ruper murdock has closed down that paper, but this phone-hacking scandal is not over yet. it didn't take long for staff from "news in the world" to end up in the local pub. losing your job normally results in drinking a pint, and now they had a lot to reflect on. >> it was completely unexpected, and collective devastation. >> reporter: the 168-year-old tabloid is a british institution, but the phone hacking scandal had left it in a political vortex from which it couldn't escape. its owner, media mogul rupered murdock realized his entire empire was at risk. one can
that is rattling great britain. the popular tabloid newspaper, "the news of the world" is accused of illegally hacking to the cell phones from everyone from kate middleton to murder victims. michelle has the latest on this. good morning. >>> behind the splashy headlines and world exclusives, the biggest scandal right now is at "the world of the news" itself. it's admitted to hacking to celebrities' cell phones in the past. people have gone to prison over this. citizens targeted may be the families of soldiers killed in battle and murder victims. >> just how low will a tabloid go for a big scoop? >> this is disgusting, disgraceful, it could become endemic. it's not just one newspaper group. they've all been at it. >> so appalled, murder victims, terrorist victims who had their phones tapped is quite disgraceful. >> it reached the top of the government over recent allegations and convictions of cell phone hacking in 2005 involving celebrities and the royal house hold. sienna miller was a victim, and hugh grant. >> the popular targets of "the news of the world" hacking was kate middleton, mick ja
their time here in the states. >>> and new developments in the scandal that's brought down one of britain's most famous tabloids. the latest stunning allegations >>> police in wyoming arrested a man for allegedly killing his three sons and brother. authorities say 36-year-old everett connen also shot his wife but she escaped. police have not released a motive. >>> the scandal at the british tabloid news offed r t ethe wor continues to grow. police arrested two for their roles. new allegations reveal that journalists not only hacked in tots voice mails of celebrity, royals and families of soldiers killed in action, but that they also paid police for information. there were similar hacking allegations against the tabloid a few years ago and a subsequent police investigation. now, though, that investigation has been criticized as incomplete and even compromised because of the bribery allegations. >>> will and kate are california dreaming. they arrived in los angeles yesterday after a trip across canada. the royal couple will spend most of the weekend promoting britain's business sector. but
that led to investigations in both britain and the united states as well as resignation of two of the company's executives. sky news reporter jane do you gole has more on this developing story from london. >> the murdoch empire is not popular. roux part murdoch -- roux port murdoch -- they have been centering around members of parliament or celebrities. it was discovered that a 13-year-old murder victim called millie had her phone hacked into in 2002 while she was missing. rupert murdoch came into britain last week and met with her parents yesterday where we're told he apologized to them face-to-face. the parents were furious at what happened. they had been calling for rebecca brooks, who was the editor of the newspaper who allegedly hacked in, calling for her to resign. she didn't at the time. only 11 days later that she resigned. the reason that the parents were so angry is that while their child was missing, they had been calling and calling her mobile phone, leaving message, begging her to get in contact with them. that filled up her voice mail. whenever anyone calls, it sa
? are they sounded by press in the same way they are in great britain? >> well, they're not hounded in their private time, but there are a lot of camera clicks as they go around their daily business. the photographers here are as numerous as the journalists. actually kate said last night at the media reception it was a refreshing change to be walking around and having a chat without having lots of flash bulbs going off in her face. that's par for the course. she knows for these ten days she is very much public property and the press wants her every second of the tour. >> people just can't seem to get enough of them. thank you so much. as you said, happy independence day. i didn't know whether to say that the you. >> now, that's fine. re when in rome. >>> if you want to relive the royal wednesdaying, we have the entire event. for details go to our website today.com. (crickets chirping) [female announcer] looks like everybody's at our biggest sale of the year: the petsmart power sale. save big on thousands of items. and save $3 on all iams® dog food. only at petsmart. this 4th of july, celebrate the
the fifth here, but there could be a subsequent criminal trial, in britain the reporting leading up to a trial has to be very careful because the idea is that you don't want to influence the jury one way or another into finding her either guilty or not guilty. therefore, the rules here are quite strict in what you can see in the leadup to a trial. the idea is the jury have an open mind. that they haven't already made their mind up as to whether she's culpable or not. now, this is an extraordinary situation, but one i can't remember happening before where someone who may be about to, you know, charged and appear in court is being separately questioned before a select committee. i don't think any of us know how they're going to play it it. i think everyone is aware that the politicians have got to be seen to at least be doing their job thoroughly, but at the same time they can't derail any chance of her standing trial if she is charged. >> dan rivers in london. thanks, dan. we'll take a close look at rupert murdoch's efforts to contain this scandal. we'll talk to howard kurtz for "the
. >>> the man at the center of britain's phone hacking scandal says he is sorry. rupert march dock's apology is set to appear tomorrow in british newspapers. it reads in part we're sorry for the serious wrong doing that occurred. murdoch msalso apologized to th murdered girl's family whose phone messages were intercepted by the news of the world reporters. and the editor of the news of the world at the time of the most serious allegations of the newspaper has resigned. ivitamin. only one a day women's 50+ advantage has ginkgo for memory and concentration, plus support for bone and breast health. a great addition to my routine. [ female announcer ] one a day women's. sir, can you hear me? just hold the bag. we need a portable x-ray, please! [ nurse ] i'm a nurse. i believe in the power of science and medicine. but i'm also human. and i believe in stacking the deck. and i count on social security. here's what i'm not... a pushover. right now, some in washington want to make a deal cutting the social security and medicare benefits we worked for. with billions in waste and loopholes, how could t
to live as normal a life as they can. bringing a fresh new look to britain's future monarchy. >> i do believe that the tour of canada and the united states of america is the beginning of a real change for the royal family. >> reporter: well, it's canada day here. people are already turning out for the festivities and of course with the hope of catching a glimpse of william and kate. they may have already charmed english speaking canada but their next more significant challenge will be french canada. >> sounds like you better brush up on your french, ben fogle. [ speaking french ]. >> we'll make due. good luck. nbc news has put together a dvd of the event, the ceremony and procession, that balcony kiss. for more on this, go to our website and "today."com. >>> we will atalk about why the defense rested in the casey anthony trial without calling her to testify and what it was like to live in the anthony family home. we'll talk exclusive to casey's one-time bodyguard. >>> but first, this is "today" on nbc. wedding in mon >> live, local, latebreaking. this is bill edl tv 11 news today in b
to start a family. what kind of a stir will have that back in britain >> it was quite a surprise for us to hear her say that. quite an emotional response. in my travels with these two is how much they do speak to people. they want to interact with the public. this whole tour is about meeting the canadians. for kate to be a hope, prince william spoke about tir wishes to start a family. you look at them, the love between them, probably not too long before they do. >> the cam paoir sons will follw kate throughout to diana. on her first official tour as a royal, how do you kate is handling it so far? >> she's handling it phenomenally well. i was very impressed with how she connected with the veterans, second world war veterans. she just had this infinity with them. she was interested in them. she crouched down. she insisted of them not standing up. very hands-on, in just the same way that princess diana was and again with the children as well. both of them, very hands on inspect is a team act. they really do complement one another. we're looking forward to the activities today. this dragon
was britain. just in case we wanted to freshen up on this. >> 0 for 2. >> i sort of feel like these 1,003 adults who got this wrong, 26% were not sure, 58% of the residents asked did know the answer. when you hear about these classes get is canceled. now there's only p.e. and lunch when you go to high school. >> one said china is the country we got independence from. let's move on to this. concordia university prove who says that our behavior as a consumer can be traced back to darwin. we have this very consuming instinct when it comes to burgers and clothing and buying and purchasing all sorts of things. i say burger because i think that leads us into our next story. >> not everyone consumes burgers. i'm not a meat eater which is why you gave me this story. 777-pound burger. look at this right here. 600 pounds of meat, 400 pounds, they did shatter the record, however they were not able to eat it because it failed to reach its target core temperature. >> you need a world record sized antacid after eating that burger. antacid after eating that burger. i said hold the cheese! hi, my nb
what they did or did not know about dirty tricks of their papers. all of britain will be watching and so will investors around the world. >> he's the man of the moment. he's the man than investors have followed, he's the mans who judgment always comes out right and in this case is on the face of it found to be wanton. >> reporter: murdock's testimony will be broadcast live tomorrow and it will be quite a contest between between politicians who are under huge pressure to get some answers in this affair and a man whose huge business empire is at stake. chris. >> elizabeth palmner london. thanks so much. joining us now is lloyd grove, editor-at-large for news week and daily beast. you've got ten people arrested including rebekah brooks. and the resignation of paul stevenson. are you surprised how far reaching this has gotten so quickly? >> yeah, of course. it's a huge shock. but who knows what's more to ka secretary and she rose to the top. she is part of the criminal investigation. >> she did run in part of the echelon circles like you mentioned. tomorrow rebekah brooks, rupert murd
is three years behind schedule. >>> britain's prince william and his wife kate are on canada's east coast right now. they received a warm welcome on prince edward island. the reaction was a little bit more mixed as the royals toured quebec city in the french-speaking part of canada. >> reporter: a sunday morning arrival into quebec aboard a royal canadian navy frigate. this being the heart of french-speaking canada, a church service aboard ship with hymns in french. tricky. ♪ >> reporter: the center of the city was under tight control by police. anti-mon anti-monarchists were being challenged by police and escorted away. if there was any argument, they were arrested. in the end a group of several hundred demonstrators were allocated an area some distance away. william and kate came to the city hall. the welcome from those in the square was unquestionably warm. this, of course, is a place where speaking in french really matters. [ speaking french ] >> reporter: he thanked them for their patience with his accent and said he hoped theyyould get a chance to know each other over the years to
. >>> and then in canada, a royal welcome for britain's royal newlyweds, prince william and his wife catherine have been there since thursday. first stop, ottawa. today, montreal. our report ser there. the duke and duchess have charmed the crowds there. and that little maple leaf on her topper set the tone, didn't it? >> reporter: she's been getting her clothes right all the way through. she's worn that white dress before. it was just from a regular shop in london. she's doing things her own way on this royal trip. the scenes were fantastical. three times as many people turned out in ottawa than last year because the royal couple were there. they're about to hit the circuit again. in the next hour, they're going to be planting a tree in ottawa symbolizing their longlasting love. and then they're going to the war and veteran museum. and then they're heading up to montreal, they're going to be going to a children's hospital. they're both very good with children. it's going to be very emotional for them. then they end up here a little later on at a culinary school. william's a great cook. we're going to se
of his ceos and now he has to explain all of that to britain's parliament. it's the scandal that prompted this full-page apology in british papers today. rupert murdock promising to make changes in the way his people do business, saying we're sorry. but when we talked to a media analyst in london today, it says parliament doesn't want apologies, it wants to know if reporters were following their boss' personal agenda? >> i think that is the question, that media commentators, competitors and politicians have wanted to ask mr. murdock for 30 years and this is their opportunity to ask it. and it is the bigger, wider question, is there an undue influence between his newspapers and politics and government in this country, or is that a conspiracy theory? >> a nonmurdock friendly crowd met the media mogul when he left a meeting to meet with the family of a murdered teenagers whose phone was hacked by news of the world's reporters. >>> atlanta teachers are accused of fixing the standardized test scores of failing students, the cheating could go back as long as a decade. >>> epic gridlock? massive
to go. >> all right. >>> ahead on "american morning," a tabloid hacking scandal in great britain hitting a former member of the prime minister's inner circle and a shot to rupert murdoch's media empire. live in london with the very latest. there's bugs, leaves, lint, crud. you'll be breathing that. i do believe it's part of a locust. make sure your alignments good. your brakes are good. you've got all sorts different things that you check off. your fluid levels. pretty much everything you could need. it gets done. it gets done quickly. and it gets done correctly. the works fuel saver package, just $29.95 or less after rebate. only at your ford dealer. you're a doctor. you're a car doctor. maybe a car doctor. >>> welcome back to "american morning." look at that beautiful shot of the space shuttle "atlantis" ready to go in less than two weeks, this space shuttle program will be history. many critics, including former astronauts, are blasting the space agency for not having a new program ready to replace it. that conversation is going to start soon. today everybody is focused on this. on wa
alive. they now believe the tabloid was to blame. this story is huge in britain. the prime minister have been answering questions at a news conference in afghanistan. >> what i read in the papers is quite shocking that someone could do this, actually knowing that the police were trying to find this person and trying to find out what had happened. >>> she was found dead six months after she went missing. a serial killer was convicted of her murder last month. >> the nuclear lab in new mexico is set to reopen today now that the threat of the largest wildfire in state history has passed. that fire has burned more than 121,000 acres. the town was evacuated last week. residents were allowed back in on monday. they believe the fire was sparked by a tree falling on to power lines. >> the final space shuttle launch is in danger of being postponed because of severe weather in florida. there is 60% chance of rain will delay the liftoff of the atlantis. countdown clock started ticking yesterday. they are going to the international space station, once it returns. it will be retired. >>> local person
.s. it won't be all fun and games. they'll be doing fundraising promoting u.s. investment in britain and charity work. the royal couple will be in california until monday. that's going to be a wrap for the 10:00. the news keeps coming right now. laura evans is coming up with the news edge at 11:00. >>> we begin tonight with breaking news, former first lady betty ford has died. her husband gerald ford was vice president under richard nixon taking over the presidency after nixon resigned in 1974. he died in 2006. his wife betty ford may be pest known for raising awareness about alcohol -- best known for raising awareness about alcohol addiction and her work as chairwoman at the betty ford center for substance abuse. she was 93 years old. >>> in other news tonight if pepco can't keep your lights on, it could cost them a pretty penny from now on. the d.c. public service commission adopted new rules giving the commission the power to fine the utility up to $100,000 each time they fail to meet some stuff new standards. audrey barnes is in the newsroom with the latest. >> the commission is
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>> in britain and the final edition of the news of the world simply said thank you and goodbye. this newspaper came to an end to to suspicion of slackening e- mail . >> the other robert murdoch was present. >> we'll take look bad weather and traffic when return. it is for 40 7:00 a.m.. an adult and droppings or will create a bigger problem in one area. >> there are a lot of thought responsible pet owners they do not pick up after and i want to find out who they are. she >> manages out that friendly apartment complex. >> it is very smelly i hear because their owners to not clean up. >> they have these stations throughout the complex. all they have to do is take one of these pick it up and throw it away. >> now she is turning to a high-tech solution they can't identify who left the ways by doggy the end day. which >> we have to pay to clean up this waste they should be more responsible and if they are not then they need to pay for it. if it is a kiss ass' she intends to bring it into other complexes she manages. >> this is all local our forecast in the week and had >> this is a shot of the golde
this scandal and the deputy prime minister here in britain gave an interview at the bbc this morning saying they must come clean with what they knew. jenna? >> this is far from over. thank you very much. >>> chris jansing is at the news desk with more of today's headlines. >> good morning, everyone. we begin in los angeles where karcarmageddon has turned out te carmaheaven. good morning, aditi. >> it seems that drivers are heeding warnings and staying off the roads through the weekend. they have shut down ten miles of the 405 freeway, the notoriously busy freeway while they demolish half a bridge in a road widening project. they had no major reports of problems on the roads. lax said no delays at the airport. the 405 is a lifeline in the area and one of the busiest roads in the country. now, billboards have been up for months warning drivers about the closure. the road is expected to be back up and running tomorrow morning at 5:00. chris? >> thank you so much. >>> on saturday president obama met with the dalai lama for 45 minutes. while the president praised his nonviolent efforts, he also
it creates an unwelcome environment for people of color. >> great britain's prince william and kate are now in quebec. the third day of their planned nine day journey across canada. the newlyweds were greeted today by a small group of separatists. >>> the dramatic murder trial of casey anthony is there'sing an end. jurors expected to begin deliberations and work through the july 4th holiday. >> reporter: closing arguments in the case begins sunday. the final day in a trial that has captivated the nation. what be began as a missing child search has grown into a 24 hour soap opera. >> it is about sex lies and videotape. >> reporter: as the defense rested the judge explained to casey her rights to testify. >> you understand that your decision to testify or not testify is solely your decision and your decision alone? >> yes, sir. >> and it is your decision not to testify? >> yes, sir. >> reporter: in the prosecution's rebuttal a state witness said cindy anthony was at work not at home when someone used casey's computer to search for the word color -- chloroform. . >> >> do the business works of
scandal that is rocking britain there are new developments. two of murdoch's top executives resigned on the same day. les hinton ceo of news corp's dow jones division and publisher of the "wall street journal" quit friday. and brooks resigned as chief executive of news international. two days later sunday brooks is arrested in connection to the scandal. it isn't just news corp executives resigning. two top british police officers have resigned. commissioner sir paul stevenson resigned sunday. today scotland yard's commissioner yates stepped done. there's more. former news of the world reporter sean hoare was found dead in his home today. he was the first to come forward. coulson has resigned as the prime minister's press secretary. police are investigating hoare's death saying it is not considered to be suspicious. investigators claim the tabloid hacked into the voice mail accounts of several high profile people and victims of tragedy. the controversy is not over. 9:30 eastern time tomorrow, rupert murdoch and his john james murdoch are scheduled to testify before members of parliame
the venue at this time. >> shepard: britain's prime minister says his country is investigating reports that a tabloid new newspaper hacked io the mobile phone voice mails of people it covered. the uk will launch at least one investigation into the reported hackings which first came to light this week. it is all about the 2002 disappearance of this 13-year-old murder victim. police accused the news of the world news paper of hacking into her phone and deleting some of her voice mails giving thatarents the false hope p she was still alive. since then, numerous celebrities and politicians and even members of the royal family claimed somebody also hacked their homes. the news of the world is part of news international. that is the uk newspaper division of news corporation, the company that owns fox news. news corps' chairman and c.e.o. calls the hacking reports deplorable and unacceptable and writes in a statement that "i have made clear that our company must fully and proactively cooperate with the police in all investigations and that is exactly what news acial has been doing". the u.s.
of the world" was to blame. the story is huge in britain. the prime minister answered questions about it during a news conference today in afghanistan wrrx he intended to discuss the withdrawal of the troops. >> what i've head raed is quite shocking someone could do this, knowing that the police were trying to find this person and trying to find out what happened. >> and she was found dead six months after she went missing and a serial killer was convicted last month. >> the los alamos nuclear lab set to reopen tomorrow now that the threat has passed. the fire has burned 121,000 acres but the lab escaped major damage. the facility were evacuated last week, residents allowed back into their homes, and officials believe the fire was spark bid a tree. >> and the most popular person on google's answer to face book. >> and a great vacation deal in exchange for your phone what. hotels are trying to talk you into. >> and a look at traffic in san jose this, is 280 at 17. moving nicely on this day after the 4th of july. stay with us. we'll be right back. >>> looking towards san francisco, ocean beach un
apology from rupert murdock, that apology is in every newspaper in britain. my understanding is that in the not too distant future it will be followed up by some powerful premiseses about what they plan to do fully and also to make sure this never happens again. rupert murdock again one of the most powerful men in media, he runs fox tv, "the wall street journal." all this began, of course, with the revelations of wrong doing by journalists listening to people mobile cell phone messages and this week, there's even been reports that the voicemails of other victims may have been accessed although there doesn't seem to be any evidence to prove that. the prime minister here is even under fire because she was so close to rupert murdock's people and even the police are close to them despite investigating them for what may have been criminal activity. to call it a crisis does not do it justice. >> when we look at the words that were used by rupert murdock initially and from his company when his reports first came out, they were saying absolutely these are preposterous, now we're hear
the past families at almost all costs, i would hope. >> the controversial in britain, child obesity has been a factor in several child protection cases with experts arguing foster care should be considered if parents are neglectful or reject efforts to control an obese child's week. -- weight. >> thank you very much. the topic is getting a lot of attention on line. here is what viewers had to say on our facebook page. you can get in on this discussion on wjla.com or on our facebook page. >> for the folks taking part in that debate, here is something for them to consider. a new nationwide initiative aimed at offering healthier eating initiatives. the program was announced this morning at the national press club here 19 restaurant chains including burger king and ihop will add mills to their menus that focus on lean protein, low fat dairy, fruits, and vegetables. >> it is exciting that restaurants are rising to the challenge of creating items for the whole family, items that not only the taste buds but also improve our waistlines and help our bodies, give our bodies the nutrition they nee
this can lead to rape and sexual assault and she's in trouble. >>> britain's royal newlyweds seem to be charming can dark one province at a time. today they're up in the northwest territories. the duke and duchess of cambridge have been greeted by cheering crowds wherever they go. today prince william tried his hand at one of canada's national obsessions, street hockey. later today, the couple is expected to witness a demonstration of moose hide tanning. >> i bet he can't wait for the moose hide tanning. you don't want to be in canada and miss that. >> no. >>> summer travel, summer travel deals, maybe even up to canada that won't break the bank. how to score free nights and room upgrades at some of the nicest five star hotels around. >>> lindsay sits down for lunch with the washington castles. navigating today's real estate market is complicated. you've seen the signs. that's why having the right real estate agent is more important than ever. at remax.com, you can find experts in short sales or bank-owned properties or commercial real estate, agents who can help speed up the proce
and expect picturation miss something you be the judge. >>> speaking of royal weddings, britain's newly weds arrived in quebec and they're there visiting children with cancer. it's part of a 9-day journey through canada, the first official overseas trip as husband and wife and they're heading to the west coast next week for their american visit. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton met spain's king during the last leg of her three- nation european tour. the monarch greeted secretary clinton with a hand shake and a kiss there. clinton also met with the spanish foreign minister. the two are showing a united front against libyan leader moammar ghadafi's threats of attacks in europe and that it won't stop their mission to protect libyan civilians and force him to release power. >> instead of issuing threats, ghadafi should put the -- ghadafi should put the well- being and the interest of his own people first, and he should step down from power and help facilitate a democratic transition that will meet the aspirations of the libyan people. >> ghadafi told a large pro- government rally in tripol
a fresh new look to britain's future monarchy. >> the tour of canada and the united states of america is the beginning of a real change for the royal family. >> reporter: well, it's canada day. crowds of people rushing to the stage hoping to catch a glimpse of william and kate when they get here. they are charmed english speaking canada. the challenge ahead of them is french canada. something tells me they have been practicing their french overnight. back to you in the studio. >> i have no doubt they are going to pull it off. we have developing news we have been following. former imf chief dominic strauss-kahn, there's credibility problems with the maid who accused him of rape. what are you learning jonathan? >> the court hearing is going to get under way in an hour. it's our understanding dominic strauss-kahn's bail is going to be reduced considerably. we are told that prosecutors have agreed to go along with much of what the defense is asking. we don't know if they are going to give the defense everything they are asking. expect the ankle bracelet to go and that huge dollar amount t
that they hacked into the voice mail of a 138-year-old millie, whose abduction horrified britain while she was still missing and that the hacker deleted voice mails giving her family false hope that she was still alive. >> there are no words to describe how awful this was. >> it may have been attempted on the family of missing madeleine. >> i thought we were in a dark place and nobody could make it darker. this cannot be allowed to get away with what they've done. >> reporter: the prime minister is asking for a new investigation of the paper and its top executives. rupert murdoch is saying it's deplorable and unacceptable and that they will cooperate with the police. private investigator who worked for "the news of the world" spent time in prison for phone hacking in 2007 and in a statement apologized and said there was relentless pressure, a constant demand for results. >> in the interest of our democracy and the public, this needs to be thwarted out. >> reporter: for an outraged british public, there is simply no excuse. >> interestingly enough, in america we don't have this kind of jour
sky television in britain which is controlled by news corp, so those two entities are very important to have the image of impartiality and so far they've done well on that. >> rupert murdoch has given one exclusive international at this point to his own paper "wall street journal." does he need to expand that, does he need to go to someone that's seen as a more impartial paper to tell his story to get this out of the way for him in. >> you're almost asking me to be a crisis consultant and mon what rupert murdoch needs to do but clearly giving an international to "wall street journal" is the safest thing he could do at this point and i don't think people took it as seriously as they might have say if he had gone to "new york times" or "the guardian" which has done excellent coverage in britain. >> he goes to british parliament on tuesday. will he be contrite? what tone will he set? >> yes, this is his contrition tour so he will be contrite, responsive as possible, given his legal exposure, and it will be a whole new rupert murdoch, one that we haven't seen ever, because he's trying to
of possible victims involved in that hacking scandal in britain could be in the thousands. this morning one celebrity who says he was a target, hugh grant, speaks out in a live interview. >>> and we need a bigger boat. a huge 18-foot-long saltwater crocodile leaps out of the river to the delight and terror of tourists. and the photographer who took the picture says it's no croc d the picture says it's no croc d day. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> i'm ann curry. boy, the gloves are off in washington. the move could be more today because the president and top congressional leaders are going to go back to the negotiating table yet again. >> that's right. the republicans were not at all happy with the president's comment on tuesday. now senator mitch mcconnell has offered that last chance option. we're going to tell you what he is offering straight ahead. >>> also this morning matt, it was a deadly crash that made national headlines. a woman who police say was drunk and high killed herself, her daught
, britain's phone hacking scandal, a top-selling newspapers accused of listens to voice mails, celebrities, murder victims and now even the widows of soldiers, charges the prime minister calls. >>> and a grizzly attack, a hiker mauled to death inside yellowstone park. the first fatalities within 25 years. parts of the park are closed as official try to figure out why it happened, thursday, july official try to figure out why it happened, thursday, july 11th, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television thursday morning. i'm ann curry. >> i'm davp >> i'm david g matt today. tr the bottp the bottth hrher thp her ther the h p of the four misdemeanor c sshep she faced,she f yearp years, byears, but sh earearly as yearp years, byears, but sh earearly a the ends of the month, considering her good behavior while in prison, but could it be sooner than that? we're going to break down the decision in a moment with savannah guthrie and star jones. we'll also hear from the anthonys' attorney as well, but first right to kerry sanders outside the courtroom. he's been covering the case from the be
ongoing prescription. i'm carla, and this is my cvs. and his, too. >>> the prime minister of britain today called for a government inquiry into a scandal that has rocked the british media. the british tabloid "news of the world" has been accused of hacking into the voicemails of crime victims. one of them was a missing 13-year-old who was later found murdered. the activity on the child's voice mail gave her parents false hope that she was alive. family members of the victimses of the 2005 train bombings in london may also have been hacked. >> during this investigation, they have come across a file with my name, my home address, my home landline, and police let me know they found this in the possession of a private investigator who made all of these alleged phone hackings. >> companies in the u.k., advertisers, that is, are pulling ads from that newspaper, "news of the world" which is owned in part by media mogul rupert murdoch. >>> there continues to be fallout after the verdict of the casey anthony trial. there are lingering questions about the decision and what comes next. jay gray is in
bloom, let me bring you in here. i've got to say in britain we done have cameras in courtrooms. and it seems to add a gravity to proceedings which i just don't see in cases like this in america. i was quite disturbed, e i'm going to say, watching this, the reaction from people that i knew from friends and work colleagues in america who were gripped by every twist and turn, that they were watching what appeared to be an ongoing reality tv show and not a very serious murder trial. is this not the problem with having cameras in these courtrooms? >> well, i'm very proud that we have the first amendment here in america and we can shine the light on all three of our branches of government -- legislative, executive, and judicial. anyone can walk into a courtroom and watch a trial. we have open, public trials. and sticking a camera in the courtroom only adds modern technology to that equation. in all the studies -- i was at court tv for eight years. all the studies show after the first hour or two everybody in the courtroom forgets about the cameras. if there's ever an example of how c
rupert murdoch will attend a hearing in great britain that is news to the world hacking scandal. investigators say staffers at that newspaper hacked into the voice mail accounts of people whom they were covering. it was a 168-year-old newspaper that printed its last edition on sunday. but the controversy did not die with the tabloid. far from it the british house of commons today requested appearances from news corps chairman and ceo rupert murdoch as well as his son, the deputy chief operating officer james murdock. we're told the committee cannot compel the murdocks to attend the hearing because they are american citizens, but it can force the paper's former editor rebekah brooks to show up because she is a british national. news of the world was part of news international, that's u.k. newspaper division of news corporation, which is the parent company of fox news channel. this all comes as the former bricial prime minister gordon brown accuses the news international papers of using criminals to get confidential information about his own family. >> bigger access to my legal fi
, where i come from in britain. and it seems that without the cameras we don't lose anything. but you do lose something here in america. because it tends to turn these trials into a soap opera. >> well, you know, i believe in freedom of speech. i believe in so much that surrounds that. but i will tell you personally, i found it very awkward and disturbing. for example, i would be having conversations and in the evening i would see that there were lip readers and people who were body language experts going on television saying this was what appears to have been said, this is what was meant when this attorney moved this way, my client turned her head a certain way. imagine being on television for 400 or 500 hours of a trial. it's incredibly stressful. and i think also very stressful for the witnesses who knew that as they spoke, every word they said was being televised. and i think it couldn't help but affect maybe not so much what they said but how they said it. i found it extremely, extremely difficult. >> tell me this, dorothy. what is your gut feeling about what happened to caylee anth
credibility issues with the maid but have not dropped the case. >>> this sunday, britain's most read tabloid is printing its final edition. rupert murdoch's "news of the world" is shutting down amid claims it hacked into the voice mails of various people including celebrities, politicians, and terror victims. >>> and san francisco police have arrested a suspect who was caught on surveillance video moments after they say he stole a pablo picasso sketch from an art galley. they say the new jersey man walked into the gallery, just took the sketch off the wall and walked out. and how much is it worth? anderson, the picasso piece is valued at around $200,000. >> wow. that's amazing, just walked in and took it. >>> coming up, did they get any closer to a deficit reduction plan? >>> also, willie nelson's pot case takes an unexpected turn landing the judge on the ridiculous. another good thing about geico is, they've got, like, real live people working there 24/7. so like say you need to report a claim, alright. a real person will be there to help you. then you can use geico.com to view photos of th
johnson is back in just a moment to tell us when. a number of high-profile arrests in britain's phone hacking investigation. one lawyer is questioning if his client belongs behind bars. >>> a traffic alert for beltway drivers. >>> new this midday, the bbc reports former news international executive rebecca brooks will testify before british lawmakers looking into the phone hacking scandal. nbc's stephanie gosk reports. >> reporter: london's top cop resigned under intense pressure after emerged scotland yard hired a former news of the word editor as a media consultant in 2009. the former editor, neil wallace, was arrested for his connections with the phone hacking scandal last week. in stepping down stephenson denies any wrongdoing. >> i have had suggestions we must have suspected the alleged involvement of mr. wallace in phone hacking. let me say unequivocally it is our -- did not and have no reason to do so. >> reporter: stephenson says he quit because he's become a distraction for scotland yard which has been criticized for the handling of the phone hacking investigation. among the
. >>> well, 36 minutes past the hour now. in canada, a royal welcome for britain's royal newlyweds. prince william and his wife, the duchess of cambridge now have been there since thursday. the first stop was ottawa, but now today in montreal. our max foster is there, as well. tell us what they've been up to so far in canada and what do they have left on this trip? >> reporter: well, you saw these particular scenes yesterday, on canada day, down in ottawa. normally 100,000 people turn up to those celebrations at that concert there. 300,000 turned up. so three times as many people showed up just because william and catherine were there. to give you an idea commentary here, this is one of the newspapers, and their headline was "our royal crush." very, very popular so far. >> the royal crush, as you say. but this is the stop in canada now, but they are going to head over to california as well. what are we expecting there? >> reporter: yeah, they certainly are, and there's going to be a series of visits there. all about promoting uk interests, and a lot of interests there, obviously, and lots
's corporation in britain, has been arrested in the hacking scandal. brooks resigned last week. she was formerly the editor of the now-defunct "news of the world" newspaper. brooks is the tenth person arrested by british police in their investigation of phone hacking by newspapers and allegations of police bribery. >>> california senator barbara boxer was the target of alleged death threats. the threatening messages were left on voicemail, and police say they were able to track them back to a 47-year-old suspect who lived north of san francisco. he was arrested and faces arraignment on tuesday. >>> they touted it as a traffic nightmare from out of a disaster film, all because of a construction project near interstate 405 in southern california. but despite fears of a so-called carmageddon, drivers seem to have been spared that drama. officials credit warnings on social media sites like twitter with helping keeping -- helping to keep people off the roads. the 405 is expected to reopen between 5:00 and 6:00 a.m. local time on monday morning. so about 20 more hours of work. >>> scorching heat is al
there will be talk, a little action. we'll speak with two key senators this morning. in britain, a phone hacking incident has that outraged the nation. one victim, hugh grant, says it is time to stop. he will join us here on "the early show" in a couple of moments. mike, andrea? >> thank you, chris. >> we have one more traffic and weather check when 9news now returns. what makes the sleep number store different? you walk into a conventional mattress store, it's really not about you. they say, "well, if you want a firm bed you can lay on one of those, if you want a soft bed you can lay on one of those." we provide the exact individualization that your body needs. this is your body there. you can see a little more pressure in the shoulders and in the hips. then they start telling us, "well, yeah, i feel sore right there in the morning." my lower back. that's right where i've been experiencing pain. now you can feel what happens as we raise your sleep number setting and allow the bed to contour to your individual shape. oh yeah. it's really molding to my body. when you find somebody's perfect level
with the maid but have not dropped the case. this sunday britain's most-read tabloid is printing its final edition. rupert murdoch's "news of the world" is shutting down amid claims it hacked into the voice mails of of of various people including celebrities, politicians and terror victims. and san francisco police have arrested a suspect who was caught on surveillance video moments after they say he stole a pablo picasso sketch from an art gallery. they say the new jersey man walked into the gallery, just took the sketch off the wall and walked out. and how much is it worth? anderson? the picasso piece is valued at around $200,000. >> wow. that's amazing. just walked in and took it. crazy. still ahead, raw politics. did today's white house meeting move democrats and republicans any closer to a deficit reductions deal or are they bluffing about the lines in the stand they've drawn? we'll have the latest ahead. also willie nelson's texas pot case takes an unexpected turn, landing the judge on ridiculist. [ male announcer ] introducing the ultimate business phone -- t the motorola expert fro
to get his daughter back. he says his ex-fiancee kidnapped the girl and is now living in britain and he is fighting for his child's return. the father bart homer joins us exclusively. but first nbc's charles hadlock has more on this international custody battle. >> reporter: 2-year-old alessia was born in texas. that's about the only fact her parents can now agree on. >> just doesn't make sense. >> reporter: bart hermer still carries a pacifier in his pocket. a simple reminder of a doubter he can only see now in home videos. hermer met simone while on a singles cruise in italy and quickly fell in love. but before a wedding could be planned, alessia was born. by then, hermer had lost his job in a down economy. the couple decided to spend several months at her home in england. after a brief trip to the states, they encountered a british emigration officer on their return to the uk. simone and alessia were admitted, but because he had no job, no income, hermer was turned away. >> he accepted my passport, stamped it, said you're going home on the next flight. my mouth dropped open. >> repor
issued a statement, running in britain's national newspapers, apologizing for any serious wrongdoing. british police say they've arrested at least seven people and have recovered at least 3700 names of potential victims, news of the world shuts-- shuts its door last week, shut its doors last week and it was owned by news corps, the parent company of fox news. >> there are protesters ratcheting the up the pressure on syrian president assad with a series of major rallies across that country. but the government is fighting back. activists claim security forces killed at least 28 people yesterday during the largest demonstrations since this uprising began. rina ninen is covering all of it live from jerusalem. tell us about the new protests. anything different? >> despite the government crackdown it's pretty amazing that people are still turning out, in fact, in the largest numbers we've seen so far. since the unrest and the protest began in march. some estimates touted that 1 million people took to the streets yesterday to try and bring down president assad's regime and they went specif
britain's newest royal newlyweds. william's cousin zara phillips married rugby star mike tindall in scotland yesterday. it was a royal wedding with a queen and rest of the family in attendance. it was a decidedly low-key affair compared to william and kate's wedding. here's abc's lama hasan. >> reporter: bride looked radiant in her ivory dress in a glistening tiara borrowed from her mother, princess anne. the groom looked dapper, in a pin-stripe suit. far from their casual attire. on their wedding day, they were beaming, calm and collected. by the way, he was five minutes early. the queen's oldest granddaughter, zara, was five minutes late. but who's counting. she and hubby mike, a rugby sports star, sealed their marriage with a kiss and wowed the crowd. okay, it wasn't quite like that other kiss on that balcony, that's because these newlyweds don't like the spotlight. their wedding was so private that buckingham palace only released a few details. but the 1,500 well-wishers lining the streets, some camped overnight, were not disappointed. they got to cheer all of the members of
phone-hacking scandal out of britain. nbc's chapman bell joins us from london with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. a huge development in this case. just a short time ago we learned that former editor of "news of the world" rebekah brooks was arrested in connection with the investigation. brooks was just until last week a senior executive for rupert murdoch's media empire. she's being questioned on suspicion of conspireing to intercept communication. it comes as this scandal continues to spread. issuing a fresh apology in some of the uk's other papers including "the sunday times" his remaining sunday publication, putting right what's gone wrong, promising to compensate those effected and full cooperation with the police. for those involved, there's no place to hide. but what has gone wrong for the media mogul? the most recent fallout from the hacking scandal, two chief executives of news corp., but more could be in line. scotland yard has come under heat. sir paul steephenson answered questions. >> i have not acted inappropriately. >> reporter: police deny any wr
the challenges to keep the peace in great britain as he and specifically his relationship with the murdock media empire became such a focus of attention. he was calling it a major distraction, which could not go on. of course among those ten arrests you mentioned, the latest high profile arrest was rebekah brooks, the chief of the british media holdings. she said it came as a complete surprise when she showed up at a prearranged appointment with police on sunday and was subsequently held and questioned for nine hours before being released on bail. now, in all of this, thomas, pressure continues to mount obviously on the murdock family. they're expected to appear tomorrow before the parliamentary committee and on british prime minister david cameron. he's currently in south africa today. he addressed briefly the phone hacking scandal. and in what he had to say he was clearly standing his ground. let's take a listen. >> what the government wants to do here is what i think the whole country wants to do, which is to make sure we sort out this issue, we have a proper police investigation, a proper in
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